The life of James the Second, King of England, &c: collected out of memoirs writ of his own hand. Together with the King's advice to his son, and His Majesty's will

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Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1816 - Great Britain
 

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Page 671 - The hair was thick at the back part of the head, and, in appearance, nearly black. A portion of it, which has since been cleaned and dried, is of a beautiful dark brown colour.
Page 591 - Remember, O LORD, what is come upon us: consider, and behold our reproach.
Page 591 - REMEMBER, O Lord, what is come upon us: consider, and behold our reproach. Our inheritance is turned to strangers, our houses to aliens.
Page 345 - I am extreamly sensible of the obligation I have to you, for offering your endeavours for me, and giving me advice in the desperate estate you thought our affairs were in. I am persuaded it flows from your sincere goodness, and concern for me and mine, and in return, I assure your Lordship I have had no less concern for you, and was thinking of making the like address to you, but delayed till things should appear more clear to you.
Page 523 - Russell sails to-morrow, with forty ships, the rest being not yet paid; but it is said that in ten days the rest of the fleet will follow ; and, at the same time, the land forces. I have endeavoured to learn this some time ago from Admiral Russell, but he always denied it to me, though I am very sure that he knew the design for more than six weeks. This gives me a bad sign of this man's intentions.
Page 673 - VIII. &c. Upon which consideration Mr. Herbert made his second address to the Committee of Parliament, who, after some deliberation, gave him an order, bearing date the 6th of February 1648, authorizing him and Mr. Anthony Mildmay to bury the King's Body there, which the Governor was to observe.
Page 656 - Above all I would have you, as I hope you are already, well grounded and settled in your religion, the best profession of which I have ever esteemed that of the Church of England, in which you have been educated; yet I would have your own judgment and reason now seal to that sacred bond which education hath written, that it may be judiciously your own religion and not other men's custom or tradition which you profess.
Page 669 - CHARLES, 1648," in large legible characters, on a scroll of lead encircling it, immediately presented itself to the view. A square opening was then made in the upper part of the lid, of such dimensions as to admit a clear insight into its contents. These...
Page 672 - There was a passage broke through the wall of the banquetinghouse, by which the king passed unto the scaffold; where, after his majesty had spoken and declared publicly that he died a christian according to the profession of the church of England, (the contents of which have been several times printed) the iatal stroke was given by a disguised person.
Page 669 - At length the whole face was disengaged from its covering. The complexion of the skin of it was dark and discoloured. The forehead and temples had lost little, or nothing of their muscular substance ; the cartilage of the nose was gone ; but the left eye, in the first moment of exposure, was open and full, though it vanished, almost immediately : and the pointed beard, so characteristic of the reign of King Charles, was p 2 perfect.

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